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    • The Five Elements of Effective Thinking

    • By: Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,081

    The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking presents practical, lively, and inspiring ways for you to become more successful through better thinking. The idea is simple: You can learn how to think far better by adopting specific strategies. Brilliant people aren't a special breed--they just use their minds differently.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should be Prerequisite for College!!!

    • By R. Lewis on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Outsiders

    • Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
    • By: William N. Thorndike
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 959
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 949

    In The Outsiders, you'll learn the traits and methods striking for their consistency and relentless rationality that helped these unique leaders achieve such exceptional performance. Humble, unassuming, and often frugal, these "outsiders" shunned Wall Street and the press, and shied away from the hottest new management trends. Instead, they shared specific traits that put them and the companies they led on winning trajectories: a laser-sharp focus on per share value as opposed to earnings or sales growth; an exceptional talent for allocating capital and human resources; and the belief that cash flow, not reported earnings, determines a company's long-term value.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clear, structured presentation. Well narrated. Worth a listen!

    • By Anurag K. on 09-01-15

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Port of Shadows

    • A Novel of the Black Company
    • By: Glen Cook
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    The soldiers of the Black Company don’t ask questions, they get paid. But being “The Lady’s favored” is attracting the wrong kind of attention and has put a target on their backs, and the Company’s historian, Croaker, has the biggest target of all. The one person who was taken into the lady’s tower and returned unchanged has earned the special interest of the court of sorcerers known as "The Ten Who Were Taken". Now, he and the company are being asked to seek the aid of their newest member, Mischievous Rain, to break a rebel army. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No disrespect but I personally prefer Marc Vietor

    • By MEDINA RAF on 09-13-18

    Regular price: $40.59

    • Apollo 8

    • The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon
    • By: Jeffrey Kluger
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 902
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 849
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      5 out of 5 stars 848

    In August 1968 NASA made a bold decision: In just 16 weeks, the United States would launch humankind's first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, and since then the Apollo program had suffered one setback after another. Meanwhile, the Russians were winning the space race, the Cold War was getting hotter by the month, and President Kennedy's promise to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade seemed sure to be broken.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous Book

    • By Jack Mueller on 06-24-17
    • The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon
    • By: Jeffrey Kluger
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 902 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Unbreakable

    • A Navy SEAL's Way of Life
    • By: Thom Shea
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367

    A highly decorated Navy SEAL shares stories of his years of combat experience in Afghanistan, providing leadership insights that will shift your view of yourself and provoke life-altering change. Before leaving for combat in Afghanistan, Navy SEAL Thom Shea promised his wife that he would write to his children in case he didn't make it back. What was initially intended to be a private memoir for his family turned into a powerful set of lessons for anyone striving to perform beyond what they believe possible.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don't let detractors deter you from getting it!

    • By Oliver Nielsen on 12-25-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Indestructible

    • One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII
    • By: John R. Bruning
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 576
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 532

    December 1941: Manila is invaded, and US citizen and Philippines Airlines manager Pappy Gunn is ordered to fly key military command out of the country, leaving his family at home. So Gunn was miles away when the Japanese captured his wife and children, placing them in an internment camp where they faced disease, abuse, and starvation. Gunn spent three years trying to rescue them. His exploits became legend as he revolutionized the art of air warfare, devising his own weaponry, missions, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You will love Pappy's story

    • By A. L. DeWitt on 11-15-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Quantum Labyrinth

    • How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality
    • By: Paul Halpern
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    In 1939, Richard Feynman, a brilliant graduate of MIT, arrived in John Wheeler's Princeton office to report for duty as his teaching assistant. A lifelong friendship and enormously productive collaboration was born, despite sharp differences in personality. The soft-spoken Wheeler, though conservative in appearance, was a raging nonconformist full of wild ideas about the universe. The boisterous Feynman was a cautious physicist who believed only what could be tested. Yet they were complementary spirits.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A biography of two mad geniuses

    • By Philomath on 10-19-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Crisis of Character

    • A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate
    • By: Gary J. Byrne
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,398
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,388

    Posted directly outside President Clinton's Oval Office, former Secret Service uniformed officer Gary Byrne reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the first family in Crisis of Character, the most anticipated book of the 2016 election.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Crisis of Character

    • By Happy on 11-03-16
    • A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate
    • By: Gary J. Byrne
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 06-28-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,655 ratings

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Life of Abraham Lincoln

    • By: Henry Ketcham
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    In his introduction to The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ketcham notes that there has been so much written about Lincoln that the legend has begun to obscure, if not to efface, the man. “In this biography the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted with him.”

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good overview of Lincoln's life

    • By Charly on 02-04-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • You're Not Safe

    • By: Mary Burton
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 290

    The broken body hanging from a tree in Texas Hill Country...the frozen figure huddled in a meat locker...only at second glance does the truth become apparent. What seems like suicide is far more sinister, and the terror is only beginning.... One devastating moment changed Greer Templeton's life and ended two others. Now, with a body found on her property and Texas Ranger Tec Bragg on her doorstep, Greer's nightmare has returned. With each new victim, her link to Tec's case grows, and soon it will be too late to run.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Rumbera on 01-12-17

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Pale Horse

    • Hunting Terrorists and Commanding Heroes with the 101st Airborne Division
    • By: Jimmy Blackmon
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279

    Pale Horse is the remarkable never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there. Set in the very valleys where the attacks of 9/11 were conceived and where 10 Medals of Honor have been earned since that fateful day the war began, the narrative races from ferocious firefights and bravery in battle to the quiet moments where the courageous men and women of Task Force Pale Horse catch their breath before they take to the skies again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pale Horse

    • By Jason on 04-04-16
    • Hunting Terrorists and Commanding Heroes with the 101st Airborne Division
    • By: Jimmy Blackmon
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 03-08-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 307 ratings

    Regular price: $21.73

    • The Admirals

    • Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King - The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea
    • By: Walter Borneman
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 770
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 689
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 695

    Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William Leahy, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and William Halsey. These four men were the best and the brightest the navy produced, and together they led the U.S. Navy to victory in World War II, establishing the United States as the world's greatest fleet. In The Admirals, award-winning historian Walter R. Borneman tells their story in full detail for the first time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Insight In To Another Side Of the War

    • By K. Winters on 02-25-13
    • Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King - The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea
    • By: Walter Borneman
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 05-01-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 770 ratings

    Regular price: $22.80

    • President Carter

    • The White House Years
    • By: Stuart E. Eizenstat, Madeleine Albright - foreword
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell, Madeleine Albright, Stuart E. Eizenstat - preface & introduction
    • Length: 37 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter’s side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White House, where he served as chief domestic policy adviser. He was directly involved in all domestic and economic decisions as well as in many foreign policy ones. Famous for the legal pads he took to every meeting, he draws on more than 7,500 pages of notes and 350 interviews of all the major figures of the time to write the comprehensive history of an underappreciated president - and to give an intimate view on how the presidency works.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of information

    • By Jean on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $69.99

    • Ike's Bluff

    • President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World
    • By: Evan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower came to be seen by many as a doddering lightweight. Yet behind the bland smile and apparent simplemindedness was a brilliant, intellectual tactician. As Evan Thomas reveals in his provocative examination of Ike's White House years, Eisenhower was a master of calculated duplicity. As with his bridge and poker games he was eventually forced to stop playing, Ike could be patient and ruthless in the con, and generous and expedient in his partnerships.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Made Eisenhower come alive in a personal way

    • By eclectic reader on 05-15-13
    • President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World
    • By: Evan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 09-25-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 229 ratings

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Trident's First Gleaming

    • [#1] A Special Operations Group Thriller
    • By: Stephen Templin
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 315

    Former SEAL Chris Paladin leaves SEAL Team Six to become a pastor, but CIA spook Hannah Andrade pulls him back into Special Operations Group, the ultra-secret unit that SEAL Team Six operators and others served under to eliminate bin Laden. Chris and Hannah are joined by Delta Force’s Sonny Cohen to stop a new terrorist threat from launching a deadly cyber-terror against the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic debut of a new series!

    • By Jason "JB" Brangers on 10-03-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • From Russia Without Love

    • [#2] A Special Operations Group Thriller
    • By: Stephen Templin
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    SEAL Team Six veteran Chris Paladin left the Navy to become a pastor, but CIA spook Hannah Andrade pulls him back into Special Operations Group to locate the White House Chief of Staff's kidnapped son-in-law before he is executed by Greek terrorists. Cantankerous Army Delta Force operator Sonny Cohen reunites with Chris and Hannah as they race the clock to save the hostage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SOG Thriller

    • By Ed G. on 10-12-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mind and Cosmos

    • Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False
    • By: Thomas Nagel
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 142

    The modern materialist approach to life has conspicuously failed to explain such central mind-related features of our world as consciousness, intentionality, meaning, and value. This failure to account for something so integral to nature as mind, argues philosopher Thomas Nagel, is a major problem, threatening to unravel the entire naturalistic world picture, extending to biology, evolutionary theory, and cosmology. Since minds are features of biological systems that have developed through evolution, the standard materialist version of evolutionary biology is fundamentally incomplete.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intellectual honesty at its finest

    • By Alice Walker on 02-15-18
    • Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False
    • By: Thomas Nagel
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 161 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Downbelow Station

    • By: C. J. Cherryh
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 280
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      4 out of 5 stars 248
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      4 out of 5 stars 248

    Pell's Station, orbiting the alien world simply called Downbelow, had always managed to remain neutral in the ever escalating conflict between The Company, whose fleets from Earth had colonized space, and its increasingly independent and rebellious colony worlds. But Pell's location - - on the outer edge of Earth's defensive perimeter - makes her the focal point in the titanic battle of colony worlds fighting for independence.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator kills that book

    • By K. Krieger on 07-11-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Einstein Theory of Relativity

    • By: H. A. Lorentz
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
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      4 out of 5 stars 86
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      4 out of 5 stars 85

    Whether it is true or not that not more than 12 persons in all the world are able to understand Einstein's Theory, it is nevertheless a fact that there is a constant demand for information about this much-debated topic of relativity. The books published on the subject are so technical that only a person trained in pure physics and higher mathematics is able to fully understand them. In order to make a popular explanation of this far-reaching theory available, the present book was written.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Deceptive Title

    • By K. Hurt on 09-11-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Breaks of the Game

    • By: David Halberstam
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    The tactile authenticity of Halberstam's knowledge of the basketball world is unrivaled. Yet he is writing here about far more than just basketball. This is a story about a place in our society where power, money, and talent collide and sometimes corrupt, a place where both national obsessions and naked greed are exposed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly one of the all time great sports books

    • By Ed on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $30.79

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